so a Security-Program on a Windows Vista OS Sends Me to an Article about Windows XP Security???

@mythociate (15960)
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
January 10, 2017 6:46am CST
The icon for my "Microsoft Security Essentials" (in my desktop's toolbar) turns orange, indicating a problem for me to take care of. So I click it and open it. The window that opens tells me--tho "Real-time protection" is "On" & "Virus and spyware definitions" are "Up to date"--:Support for this operating system (OS) is ending. When this occurs Microsoft Security Essentials will no longer be supported and your PC might be unprotected. To make sure your PC stays protected, click the link below to see our end-of-support guidance for operating systems." I click the link, and its 'guidance' says nothing about Windows Vista but -DOES mention Windows XP
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@akalinus (21259)
• United States
10 Jan 17
The people who write these programs must be demented, or the software develops a glitch or something.
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@mythociate (15960)
• Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
12 Jan 17
That, or 'standards' have fallen. Gone are the days when a programmer's composition was 'his child'; now it's just 'somethin` the hirer pays him to write'---it does well enough to serve its purpose for the moment, but--when hardware or accompanying programs change--On to the trash-heap it goes
@akalinus (21259)
• United States
16 Jan 17
@mythociate It is maddening when that happens. I work on some earning sites and their updating and my computer programs updating seem to miss a connection somewhere and nothing works the way it should.